Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems we face.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
Abortion is advocated only by persons who themselves have been born. Ronald Reagan
...choose for yourselves today whom you will serve...as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.